English National Ballet presents Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s critically acclaimed Broken Wings, featuring Tamara Rojo in the role of Frida Kahlo alongside legendary ballet star Irek Mukhamedov as Diego Rivera. The music, by Peter Salem, the show is performed by English National Ballet Philharmonic.
Iconic painter Frida Kahlo is the heroine of this vibrant ballet full of warmth and passion. Based on Kahlo’s life and art, Broken Wings is “a marvellous image of creativity and power” (The Independent), filled with colourful Fridas, mischievous day-of-the-dead skeletons and dancing birds.
Recorded at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London in April 2016.
Choreography: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Music: Peter Salem
Design: Dieuweke van Reij
Lighting Design: Vinny Jones
Dramaturgy: Nancy Meckler